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Professional ice carver Matthew Stoddart of Lexington, Ky., works on a sculpture during the 2018 Magical Ice Fest in downtown St. Joseph. This year’s event is scheduled to go forward.

ST. JOSEPH — The annual Magical Ice Fest in St. Joseph will go on, but with strict COVID-19 restrictions and guidance from the Berrien County Health Department.

The St. Joseph City Commission on Monday approved a special event application from St. Joseph Today to hold the festival Feb. 4-7.

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